Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

Demand Accountability

As we hurtle into 2020, let's acknowledge the urgent need for deep, durable and just climate action. Let's agree it requires us — as voters, opinion shapers and policy makers, as owners, investors and workers, whatever our collar-color, and as families, neighbors and bequeathers of Planet Earth to future generations — to demand accountability in confronting our climate crisis.

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Sharon Waskow & Christine CampbellSnapshot

The Power of Community

Decades of inaction on all levels of government have left a wave of frustrated and exhausted environmentally minded people wondering how to make a difference. What's missing is a sense of community; a tangible sign that we are not in this alone and that we can work together to make a difference, even if only in our own neighborhood.

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In the Media

Inaugural Climate Café

Sallan's Executive Director Nancy Anderson attended the Inaugural Climate Café — a pilot project for a small discussion format recently hosted by It's Easy Being Green, a neighborhood climate change education and action group in the TriBloomingdale area of the Upper Westside.IEBG Inaugural Climate Cafe

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Subway Reading

Brooklyn Bridge Park - Complete At Last

With the OK of the Landmarks Preservation Commission, the final parcel of land to complete the Brooklyn Bridge Park is acquired

NY Makes Pipeline + Climate History

In asserting the requirements of its 2019 climate action statute, NY leads on new legal ways to stop natural gas pipelines

'Cool Dudes' Don't Fear Contagion Or Climate

"What, me worry?" sums up views on COVID-19 + climate risks for a segment of American males


Denmark: Wind Power Farms Islands

What comes after wind farms? in Denmark it's offshore wind 'islands'

Worldwide: the Answer Is No...

...To the question will the pandemic-induced drop is CO2 emissions fend off a climate crisis?

Australia: Build A Better Solar Cell

Durability is key to accelerating the uptake of solar-sourced power + Australian researchers take the lead

In The Carbon Age

Climate Hawk Elected To DNC

Climate hawk R.L. Miller elected to the Democratic National Committee, targets its low-performing leadership

Climate Must-Reads, Guides to Must-Do's

12 books on climate activism that belong on your reading list

Big Bucks For Energy Efficiency

Con Edison commits $1.5 billion in incentives to encourage NY customers to install air or ground source heat pumps to help cut carbon emissions from utility consumption of natural gas

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Upcoming Events

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Federal Climate Bills and Strategy
1 Jul
Policy experts will weigh in on a package of proposed federal legislation to help the US reduce emissions + build a healthier economy for all. Be part of making our climate future, join in.
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Buildings of Excellence: Housing Communities
27 May
LIVE - ONLINE The Buildings of Excellence competition advances climate action goals across NY by incentivizing design, construction + operation of buildings that improve quality of life with little or no carbon impact. Zoom in on a panel featuring affordable housing + family shelter award recipients
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Open House New York Conversations on the City
3 Jun
Join OHNY and Kate Ascher for a live virtual conversation on systems. She is a leader in infrastructure, transportation, economic development and real estate in New York and London. Back in 2005, the Sallan Foundation hosted a MASNYC forum with Ascher, the first in a series of panels addressing high performance buildings.
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Passive House 2020 Virtual Conference
12 Jun
North American Passive House Network (NAPHN) has chosen to not cancel or reschedule its 7th annual national conference, Passive House 2020: Choose Your Future (PH2020), originally planned to occur in New York City in early June, but instead, will move the event online as a virtual conference. [ Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this event has moved ONLINE ]
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